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Introducing heart-moving stories about Tokyo
you can’t find in tourist travel guides in
multiple languages and through videos!

Tokyo, a city full of skyscrapers and running in the frontlines of the times.
Amazing food, the latest fashion trends...the list of things to enjoy is endless, but did you know that there are so many historical secrets and heart-warming stories hidden in the city that you can’t find in typical tourist travel guides?

We’ve dug up these hidden gems and bring them back to life with the help of koudanshi, rakugo actors, and experienced voice actors to narrate the stories for us.
Through the short videos made from delightful illustrations, we welcome you to enjoy these “Tokyo Stories” as you get to know the city!

  • Ginza 6-chome

    The Last Revenge in Japan

    In 1880, Japan was amidst the era of the Meiji Reforms. In the Akizuki-domain mansion which was located in present day Ginza 6th avenue, a young man called Rokuro Usui takes vengeance upon his opponent. This became the last samurai act of taking vengeance in Japanese history. 12 years earlier, it was still the Edo period. The story begins in the Akizuki domain of Kyushu. Rokuro was the son of a samurai for the Akizuki domain.Rokuro’s parents were murdered by a political opponent of the clan when he was only 10 years old. His parents were murdered, his sister badly injured, and little 10-year old Rokuro pledged in his heart that he would one day take revenge…

  • Japanese

  • Chinese

  • Korean

The remains of the Edo Castle at the Imperial Palace

Furisode Fire That Burned Down the Castle Tower of the Edo Castle

  • On January 26th, 1655, the 17 year old daughter of a merchant passed away. Her parents pitied her loss and covered her coffin with a furisode kimono for the funeral, and offered the kimono to the temple afterwards. But the temple ended up selling this kimono to a thrift store. The following year, another 17 year old girl passed away, and of all coincidences, this kimono was once again offered to Honmyoji Temple…

Nikolai-do, Kanda

A Surprising Relationship Between Ryoma Sakamoto and Nikolai-do

  • The famous Nikolai-do in Kanda. Did you know there is a surprising relationship between this Nikolai-dou and Ryoma Sakamoto? It was during the Edo period. Takuma Sawabe, a samurai of the Tosa domain, found a golden watch on the street, and sold it to the pawn shop, and was drinking with the money he earned. After the clan found out about his actions from the pawnshop, Takuma was ordered to commit an honor suicide, known as seppuku. Then Ryoma appeared on the scene...

Links with Google Maps

The app links with Google Maps, allowing users to easily and comfortably find their way around on a familiar map.

Ready to use, with an intuitive interface!

Once the user enters the menu page, they will discover that it is easy to navigate upon first glance.
The app is designed to be used intuitively.
If you select the “recommended route” icon, a page displaying all the routes, each with illustrations, depicting each will appear. If you select “search on map,” the nearby tourist spots will be displayed.

10 Recommended Routes by Tokyo Hidden Stories

It has become a very popular activity to walk around and discover historical sites in Tokyo. There are so many exciting hidden stories about the history of Tokyo. We have selected 10 routes that introduce such histories all around Tokyo.

Getting an idea of the route at first glance

From Here to the World:
Tokyo 30 Stories

A featured selection of 30 stories from the 100 available.
These stories all represent the essence of Tokyo. Stories of vengeance, tragic love, humor that sometimes bring tears to the eyes, are scattered around like hidden gems.
These are stories of Tokyo that we hope to share not only with Japanese people, but with all the visitors from around the world!

and more...

Tools for Professionals and Tour Guides

In the coming years looking toward the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, there will be a flood of tourists visiting Tokyo from all over the world!
We have compiled the hidden stories about Tokyo that do not appear in typical travel guides,
but which nonetheless represent the beauty and charm of the city, into an video app that accommodates four languages!

  • Tokyo Metropolitan Subsidy Business

    The development of this application is officially recognized as a subsidy business of the Tokyo Metropolitan government.
    The hidden stories and histories scattered around Tokyo are valuable “resources” for tourism, and this multilingual app, which makes use of such resources and shares them with the world through video, was recognized as a significant tool, and the project was selected in a 10 fold competition and awarded with a grant subsidy. Thanks to this opportunity, we were able to successfully deliver this unique and important tool that the Tokyo Metropolitan government had high hopes for.

  • A big chance following the reform of the Licensed Guide Interpreters Act

    In January 2018, the Licensed Guide Interpreters Act will be reformed. This amendment will allow those without a guide interpreting license to receive payment as tour guides for overseas tourists.We eagerly invite you to take advantage of this opportunity and utilize our 4 language application.

  • Connect it to the tv monitor in the tour bus and immediately begin the tour in multiple languages!!

    With a specific connecting device, the smartphone and tv monitor can be connected, and the Tokyo 100 Stories videos can be shown on the tv monitor.

  • Supports 4 Languages

    With Japanese, English, Chinese, and Korean language options, the app can accommodate 90% of all inbound tourists.

"100 hidden stories of Tokyo" Application Download

Caution
This app contains in-app purchases.
Please note that packet data fees will be charged separately.

iOS devices

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Compatibility

・Requires iOS 12 or later

Android devices

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Compatibility

・Requires Android 7 or later